Deserter and Loyalist


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Deserter noun – A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right.
Usage example: we had orders to find and capture the deserters before they could reveal our location

Loyalist is an antonym for deserter in fugitive from responsibility topic.
Nearby Words: desert, deserted, desertion, deserting
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Loyalist noun – A person who loves his or her country and supports its interests and policies.
Usage example: die-hard loyalists engaging in espionage against the revolutionaries

Deserter is an antonym for loyalist.
Nearby Words: loyal, loyalty, loyally
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